Month: March 2018

Talent Wins: A book review by Bob Morris

March 11, 2018

Talent Wins: The New Playbook for Putting People First Ram Charan, Dominic Barton, and Dennis Carey Harvard Business Review Press (March 2018) “We take great care of our people, our people take great care of our customers, and our customers…

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How to build a data-first culture for a digital transformation

March 11, 2018

Here is a brief excerpt from an article for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm, obtain subscription information, and register to receive email alerts,…

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15 Obituaries of Remarkable Women That Are Long Overdue

March 10, 2018

Above: Ida B. Wells, from left, Henrietta Lacks, Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Plath are featured in The New York Times‘ new “Overlooked” obits feature that will tell the stories of women and men whose lives had great impact, but…

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Before Negotiating, Ask Yourself What You Don’t Know

March 10, 2018

  Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review. To sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here. *     *     * Negotiations are won in the preparation. And…

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Lucille Ball (1950): One of the female pioneers whose innovations inspire

March 9, 2018

It may come as a surprise to you that, from the computer to an ice-cream maker, some of the most important discoveries and inventions were by women. We’ve all heard of famous inventors such as Thomas Jefferson (Monticello’s Great Clock),…

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How to Make A.I. Human-Friendly

March 9, 2018

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Fei-Fei Li for The New York Times. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here. Illustration Credit: Elisa Macellari * * * For a…

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Crack the C-Suite Code: A book review by Bob Morris

March 8, 2018

Crack the C-Suite Code: How Successful Leaders Make It to the Top Cassandra Frangos Wharton Digital Press (March 6, 2018) Personal growth and professional development are all about the journey, not the destination. Obviously, Cassandra Frangos is fond of metaphors.…

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One of the World’s Greatest Female Inventors You Need to Know: Nancy Johnson

March 7, 2018

I agree with Scott Berkun: “A disturbing element of history is its unfairness to women. The majority of our most famous inventors and discoverers are men in large part because women were denied the education and opportunity required to make…

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Leadership Wisdom: A book review by Bob Morris

March 7, 2018

Leadership Wisdom: Lessons from Poetry, Prose, and Curious Verse Bob Vanourek Motivational Press (2016) Don’t try to find the “right” answers unless and until you first know which questions to ask Those who aspire to lead others must embark on…

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